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Oktober 2018

The new Volume "Dynamics and Innovations in the Balkan and Slavic Languages"


March 2018




27th Anniversary of The International University Seminar for Balkan Studies and Specialization


The Journal

"Balkanistic Forum" is published since 1992 as a yearly edition of the “Seminar for Balkan Studies and Specialization” to the South-Western University “Neofyt Rilski” Blagoevgrad. Since 1995 it is published in thematic issues -3 issues per year.

The main task of the Journal is to provide free forum for discussing important historical and present problems of the Balkans in European and wider context. It is designed as an interdisciplinary journal uniting the efforts of specialists in History, Sociology, Literature, Anthropology, Linguistics, Culture Studies.

The Editorial Board includes distinguished scholars from Bulgaria, Austria, England, USA and Serbia. The Journal aims at contributing for better understanding, dialogue and peace on the Balkans respecting cultural variety and freedom of self-expression.

In electronic version it is accessible in Central and Eastern European Online Library:

Indexed in:

Scopus, ERIH PLUS,

Key Words:

Balkan Studies, Anthropology, Political and Social History, Literature, Sociolinguistics, Archive Studies, Gender Studies, Minority Studies.

Latest Issue

Balkanistic Forum, 2018, Vol. 2 -"HEALTH AND DISEASE - POLICIES AND METAPHORS"